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J-Term Abroad: Marketing in Emerging Markets

One of the recurring themes in MBA study abroad is not necessarily the amazing cities we visited writes Kressen Anderson but the relationships we formed with each other while we were there.
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Pitching a Start-up: 10 Key Issues to Address

Michael P. Moore, director of St. Thomas' William C. Norris Institute, presented his 10 key issues to address when pitching a start-up company to investors, at the Minnesota Inventor's Congress Inspire 2015 Inn...
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Advancing Women in Health Care Professions

It was empowering to be surrounded by women who have accomplished so much and also have the same goals as I do to further ourselves in the health care profession, writes incoming Health Care MBA student Danielle St. Mane, MS, OTR/L.
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MBA Experience and Career Impact

In part 2 of this Q&A looking back on his UST MBA experience, Dave Turnham details the impact his education has had on his career.
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Global Water Challenges and Minnesota Business

The 2014 World Economic Forum identified water as one of the top global risks for society, business and governments. As “the Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Minnesota has a unique network of businesses, talent and thought leadership to address water issues that have positioned us to contribute solutions to regional and global water issues.
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Looking Back on the MBA Experience

For Evening UST MBA student Dave Turhnam, the decision to pursue the degree took strong consideration. With a wife, a small child, and ten years of work experience already on his resume, was an MBA really worth it?
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The Retirement Plan for Your Company

You cannot think outside the box, much less impact or change the thoughts inside your box if you continuously hire people who are just like you.
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Making Work Meaningful

Meaningful work means different things to different people, writes Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D. “What work would I do if I could do anything I wanted?” or “What work contributes the most to general well-being?”
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Another “Intelligence” to Think About

Social Intelligence is the ability to get along with others and the ability to get them to cooperate with you, and the great news is that your SI level can be improved.
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Something New Has Been Added

Breaking into the health care space can be especially difficult for communication practitioners. After a lengthy focus group with those in the trenches at a major device manufacturer, a tentative structure for a degree that would significantly lower that hurdle emerged.
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Alumni Q&A: A Time For Change

With continued news of layoffs and organizational changes all around us, we don’t often hear the stories of those who made a choice to leave a stable job because it was what they needed at the time or their current position was no longer a good fit.
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My Name is Not Jon

“Among chief executives of S&P 1500 firms, for each woman, there are four men named John, Robert, William or James.” Lisa Guyott wonders, what accounts for this?
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Making a Flap With the Media

Even well-seasoned spokespeople have a tendency to approach interviews like startled geese, writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR.